Dan Jarrell is married to Kathie and they have 5 children (Jessica, Amy, James, Andrew, and Molly). Kathie was born and raised in Alaska and after spending 12 years in Little Rock, Arkansas, they returned home in 2000 to serve at ChangePoint. Dan entered a relationship with Jesus in 1977 while studying Geology at Southern Oregon University and over time realized that God had given him a passion to teach the Bible. Before coming to Alaska, he served on the faculty at Multnomah University, planted a church in Conway, Arkansas and served as teaching pastor with Fellowship Bible Church of Little Rock, Arkansas. He has a Master of Divinity, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.